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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Minimum wage (FOI)

Minimum wage (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 06 February 2020.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How many people in Jersey are paid the minimum wage?


How many adults in Jersey are paid under £10.55 an hour? (The Living Wage)


Can you separate the above by sector? eg hospitality, retail, agriculture and so on.


Can you indicate whether the person is in receipt of food and / or accommodation offset?


Can you separate the above by residential qualifications?

The purpose of this request is to establish how my people in Jersey are living in poverty.


A to E

Customer and Local Services do not hold data on hourly wage rates as this is not collected as part of the contribution process.

Statistics Jersey gather survey data on this subject, and information was published as part of the minimum wage report published by the Employment Forum. The report is available at the following link:

Recommendation - Minimum wage rates for 2020

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